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Understanding History

An Introduction to Analytical Philosophy of History

Has any question about the historical past ever been finally answered? Of course there is much disagreement among professional historians about what happened in the past and how to explain it. But this incisive study goes one step further and brings into question the very ability of historians to gather and communicate genuine knowledge about the past.

Understanding History applies this general question from the philosophy of history to economic history of American slaveholders. Do we ...


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  • Éditeur : Les Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa | University of Ottawa Press
  • Collection : Philosophica
  • Lieu d’édition : Ottawa
  • Année d’édition : 1992
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 27 septembre 2017
  • ISBN (Édition imprimée) : 9780776603551
  • ISBN électronique : 9780776627014
  • Nombre de pages : XIII-121 p.

© Les Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa | University of Ottawa Press, 1992

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Histoire

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Philosophie, Historiographie